Premier Li Keqiang issued instructions to a meeting in Beijing on Oct 22 that discussed the national development of fuel-efficient and new-energy vehicle industry.
He stressed that efforts should be made in upgrading the vehicle industry and making breakthroughs in core technologies and key components with supporting policies, optimized facilities and innovated business modes.
The Premier also noted that the healthy and sustainable development of a fuel-efficient and new energy vehicle industry will improve people’s lives and inject dynamism into the economy.
Vice-Premier Ma Kai presided at the meeting and noted that the development of a fuel-efficient and new energy vehicle industry should be market-driven and innovation-oriented.
He stressed that major efforts should be made in battery technologies and charging facilities, which are significant in developing the industry.
He also emphasized the quality and safety regulation and fairness of an open market across the nation.